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Quiz #492 - 28th July 2020Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What brand of Wrigley's gum is this?

Hubba Bubba

 Hubba Bubba
2.On This Day World War I began on this day, 28th July 1914, with Austria-Hungary declaring war on what country?
 Serbia
3.Anagram THE FOOL ENVIES TAMPON! is an anagram of what 1965 song title?
  Stop! In the Name of LoveStop! In the Name of Love (The Supremes)

4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  The Moody Blues|Go NowThe Moody Blues - Go Now (1964)
5.History Who made the first-ever solo flight from England to New Zealand in 1936?
  Jean BattenJean Batten
6.Geography Into how many federal states (Bundesländer) is Germany divided?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
 16
7.Science & Nature The first cervical vertebra of the spine (C1), what 'A' describes this bone?

Atlas

 Atlas
8.Logos What manufacturer of sports equipment is represented by this logo?

TaylorMade

 TaylorMade
9.Music Starstrukk by 3OH!3 (2009), If We Ever Meet Again by Timbaland (2010), and Who You Love by John Mayer (2013) all feature what artist?
  Katy PerryKaty Perry
10.Sport & Leisure In tennis, what stadium hosts the annual French Open?
 Roland-Garros (Stade Roland Garros)
11.Entertainment In what period drama TV series do the Shelby family regularly meet in The Garrison Tavern?
  Peaky BlindersPeaky Blinders
12.General Knowledge 2 is the first prime number. What is the twelfth?
 37 (2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, 23, 29, 31, 37)


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Round 2

1.Dingbats Solve this dingbat to reveal a well known term or phrase.

Full of beans

 Full of beans
2.Current Affairs Notching his 39th and 40th this week, who broke Madonna's record for the most top ten hits on the Billboard Hot 100?
  DrakeDrake
3.Art & Literature Whose novels include the Anne of Green Gables series and the Emily trilogy?
 Lucy Maud Montgomery
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  George Harrison|My Sweet LordGeorge Harrison - My Sweet Lord (1970)
5.History Aged 41, Alan Turing died on 7th June 1954 after supposedly eating a poisoned what?
 Apple (although the half-eaten apple, found next to his body, was not tested for cyanide, it was speculated that this was the means by which he had consumed a fatal dose)
6.Geography In what U.S. city is McCarran International Airport?
 Las Vegas (Nevada)
7.Science & Nature What 6-letter word can be spelt out using the chemical symbols for gold, titanium, and samarium?
  AutismAutism
8.Flags What country has this as its national flag?

Mexico

 Mexico
9.Music The Hurting (1983) and Songs from the Big Chair (1985) are the first two studio albums by what band?
  Tears for FearsTears for Fears
10.On This Day The Summer Olympics opened on this day, 28th July 1984, in what city?
  Los AngelesLos Angeles
11.Entertainment Who plays Hallie Parker and Annie James, twins separated at birth, in the 1998 remake of The Parent Trap?
  Lindsay LohanLindsay Lohan
12.Add/Deduct a Letter Besotted with a glove.
Answer with two words. The first part of the sentence is a clue to a seven letter word. Deduct one letter from that word to give the answer to the second part of the sentence.
 Smitten / Mitten


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink What brand of Tex-Mex-style foods is this?

Old El Paso

 Old El Paso
2.In This Year Sarah Michelle Gellar, Thierry Henry, Emmanuel Macron, Floyd Mayweather, Jr., Zachary Quinto, and Kanye West were all born in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

1977

 1977
3.Art & Literature In 1804, who wrote the poem I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud?
 William Wordsworth
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  Peter Gabriel|In Your EyesPeter Gabriel - In Your Eyes (1986)
5.Anagram THE FINE SUPREMO is an anagram of what 1987 film?
  Empire of the SunEmpire of the Sun
6.Entertainment The Magnificent Seven is an Old West-style remake of what 1954 Japanese film?
 Seven Samurai (Japanese: 七人の侍)
7.Science & Nature Found in coastal areas in many parts of the world, what 'O' describes this bird?

Oystercatcher

 Oystercatcher (American oystercatcher pictured)
8.Thailand What province in Eastern Thailand is this?

Prachin Buri - ปราจีนบุรี

 Prachin Buri - ปราจีนบุรี
9.Current Affairs Name the blues rock guitarist and co-founder of Fleetwood Mac who passed away, aged 73, on Saturday.
  Peter GreenPeter Green
10.Sport & Leisure What former heavyweight boxing champion was nicknamed 'The Brockton Blockbuster'?
  Rocky MarcianoRocky Marciano
11.Entertainment Followed by Olivia Colman in season three, who plays Queen Elizabeth II in the first two seasons of The Crown?
  Claire FoyClaire Foy
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

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 932


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Round 4

1.Dingbats Solve this dingbat to reveal a well known term or phrase.

Run out of time

 Run out of time
2.Current Affairs What is the name of the storm that caused extensive damage and floods in Texas and Mexico this weekend?
 Hurricane Hanna
3.Art & Literature What French artist painted The Pink Nude in 1935?

Henri Matisse

 Henri Matisse
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  Justin Bieber|SorryJustin Bieber - Sorry (2015)
5.History What medieval queen was married to both Louis VII of France and Henry II of England?
  Eleanor of AquitaineEleanor of Aquitaine
6.Geography What is the capital city of Northern Territory in Australia?
 Darwin
7.Science & Nature What major planet in our solar system is named after the Roman god of generation, dissolution, plenty, wealth, agriculture, periodic renewal and liberation?
 Saturn
8.Landmarks What is the name of this well known Venice landmark?

Bridge of Sighs

 Bridge of Sighs (Ponte dei Sospiri)
9.Music Who was number one on the Billboard Hot 100 for five weeks in 1967 with the title song of the film To Sir, with Love?
  LuluLulu
10.Sport & Leisure What U.S. city is home to the Orioles baseball team?

Baltimore

 Baltimore (Maryland)
11.Entertainment Horror films Get Out (2017) and Us (2019) are written, directed, and produced by what American comedian?
  Jordan PeeleJordan Peele
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 5 T on a F
  5 Toes on a Foot5 Toes on a Foot


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Picture Round

Picture Round 28th July 2020

1. David Koresh 2. Sue Barker 3. Rik Mayall 4. Roberta Flack
5. Edward Snowden 6. Mikhail Mishustin 7. Brigitte Bardot 8. Ryan Lochte
9. Lando Norris 10. Will Arnett 11. Nick Jonas 12. Derren Brown

Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionIn what year was construction of the Bridge of Sighs in Venice completed?
1603

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 10 7 5 38
Alien Suckers 9 8 7 34


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